Yan Peng, PhD

Editorial Board Member

Department of Pathology
UT Southwestern Medical Center, USA

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Dr. Yan Peng completed her Pediatric Residency/Chief Resident at Beijing Medical University Hospitals and practiced there as a Pediatric Nephrologist for two years. After a combined six years of basic research on kidney disease at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN and UT-Southwestern Medical Center (UTSW), Dallas, TX, she went to University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) for her Pathology Residency. Upon the completion, she took two fellowship trainings in Breast and Gynecologic Pathology at UPMC and Cytopathology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School in Boston, respectively. She has been a Breast and Gynecologic Pathologist and Cytopathologist at UT Southwestern Medical Center. She is the Pathology Liaison at Cancer Committee of UTSW Simmons Cancer Center and University Hospital. She had served as Medical Directors of Diagnostic Immunohistochemistry Laboratory and Tumor Biomarker Image Analysis Laboratory at one of UTSW teaching hospitals for 10 years. As co-investigator, she has participated in more than 30 National Cancer Institute (NCI) Breast and Gynecologic cancer clinical trials.

Research Interest

Dr. Yan Peng research interest includes: • Breast Cancer and Gynecologic Cancer Pathology • Diagnostic, prognostic and predictive tumor biomarkers

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